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Eng: Chapter 7 Vocab

Stadlier - Oxford Vocabulary Level F

WordDefinition
austere severe or stern in manner; plain; harsh or sour in flavor
beneficent doing good, performing charity
cadaverous pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
concoct to prepare by combing ingredients, invent, devise
crass coarse, unfeeling, stupid
debase cheapen, corrupt; to lower in character or quality; to cause to deteriorate.
desecrate to commit sacrilege upon; to contaminate, pollute.
disconcert to confuse disturb the composure of.
grandiose grand in an impressive or stately way; absurdly exaggerated
inconsequential trifling, unimportant
infraction a breaking of a law or obligation
mitigate to make milder or softer; to moderate in force or intensity
pillage to rob of goods by open force, plunder; the act of looting, booty.
prate to talk a great deal about nothing; in an aimless or foolish fashion
punctilious very careful and exact, attentive to the fine points of etiquette
redoubtable inspiring fear or awe
reprove to find fault with, scold
restitution the act of restoring something to the rightful owner, making good on a loss or damage
stalwart strong and sturdy, brave; a brave person, one who takes and uncompromising position
vulnerable open to attack
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